Orientation Days 14. - 17.8., Hospitality and Tourism Experience Management, Haaga

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Orientation Days

Orientation days are mandatory for all new students. Please note that you need a functioning PC (not an iPad nor a smartphone) at your disposal during the Orientation Days 14.8-17.8.2023.

Orientation Days are arranged at Haaga-Helia UAS Haaga Campus, Pajuniityntie 11, 00430 HELSINKI except the first day for international students is on Pasila Campus. If you have completed earlier higher education studies, skills or gained knowledge at work or hobbies, you have a chance to transfer credits to your current degree. Please book an appointment with your guidance counsellor: Taina.pallonen@haaga-helia.fi starting 8.8-10.8.

You can find more detailed information recognition of competences.


Monday 14.8.2023 (Pasila Campus, Ratapihantie 13)

9.00-16:00  Welcome to Finland event (for international students who have not lived in Finland before)

Are you a new international degree student who is moving to Finland to start your studies at Haaga-Helia? If yes, you are warmly invited to the Welcome to Finland event. The event is organized on Pasila Campus in classroom 2624 (second floor) on 14 August 2023 at 9:00-16:00 and it covers:

  • Essential registrations
  • Health and safety
  • Bank accounts
  • Useful local apps
  • Employment in Finland

Tuesday 15.8 (Haaga Campus, Pajuniityntie 11)

9.00-9.30 Registration in Valopiha, Official ID will be checked. Have your picture taken by student tutors.

9.30-10.30 Welcome to Haaga Hospitality Campus: Risto Karmavuo | Degree programme info, Greetings from CEO Minna Hiillos & Mara

10.30-11.00 Haaga Campus House Rules & safety and security

11.00-11.45 Lunch at Caffeli: Student tutors

12.00-13.15 Haaga Campus tour & getting to know each other

13.30-14.45 Logging into Haaga-Helia systems with student tutors. Bring your own laptop.

14.45-15.00 Questions and answers

Wednesday 16.8. (Haaga Campus, Pajuniityntie 11)

8.30-9.30 Recognition of prior learning; Substitutions and credit transfers: Guidance Counsellor Taina Pallonen & Presentation of Study Services Mari Törmänen

9.45-11.30 Digistart ICT (login check-up)

11.30-12.30 1st semester courses and course timetables (teachers)

12.30-13.15 Lunch: Student tutors

13.15-14.00 Registration for 1st semester courses

14.00-15:30 Brush up Business Mathematics (Moodle test)

15.00-16:00 Language info for Finnish Students (Sirpa Kajarinne)

Thursday 17.8 (Haaga Campus, Pajuniityntie 11)

8.30-9.45. Swedish test only for Finnish speaking student

10.00 -11.15 Digistart part 2

11.30-12.15 Lunch with student tutors

12.15- 13.15 Getting together with student tutors

13.30- 14.30 Greetings from Student Unions; Pore ry & Sure

14.30-15.30 Language info for international students: Jäppinen Tuula & Uusitalo Laura

15.00-17.00 Finnish skills test part 1 and 2; Written Finnish language test for international students

Additional information

Guidance Counsellor Taina Pallonen will have weekly counselling sessions “Introduction to studies” for the new students in the Degree Programme in Hospitality and Tourism Experience Management from the 2nd of school week.

Mari Törmänen Study advisor is available for helping you with technical issues.

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